Entries by Maricel Yasona

Acienda Designer Outlet fetes bargain shoppers via Acienda Fest

The south’s premier shopping haven, Acienda Designer Outlet, turned into a lively concert ground as it recently celebrated its first anniversary bash last Oct. 26. The crowd at Acienda Designer Outlet (ADO) gathered from different parts of the southern region and from Metro Manila to see the biggest names in Pinoy Rock belt it out […]

Home essentials for holiday entertaining

Having the longest Christmas season in the world, Filipinos celebrate the holidays starting “ber” months. When September arrived, Christmassy vibe was already around the corner. We began to hear Christmas songs in different households, shopping establishments, parks, and other places. Streets and houses are filled with Christmas trees, blinking lights, and the Filipinos’ popular Christmas […]

Feel the magic and Cheer of Christmas in these malls

Christmas has always been a special time for Filipinos. We are known for celebrating the Yuletide season at the start of the –ber months. In fact, the first to put out decorations and play Christmas carols are the many shopping malls scattered all over the metro. Malls have become part of the modern Filipino culture. […]

A British celebration for The Estate Makati

SMDC and Federal Land, Inc. recently held a thanksgiving reception for their investors and buyers to celebrate The Estate Makati, the joint venture ultra-luxurious high-rise development on Ayala Avenue. The 60-floor, 188-residential unit tower is designed by the award-winning British architectural firm Foster + Partners, whose previous projects include the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking […]

Poggenpohl launches flagship showroom

Last Nov. 19, luxury home furnishing leader Kuysen Enterprises launched their Poggenpohl flagship store at the Eton Residences in Makati City. The showroom offers full service kitchen design and installation, making it easier for homeowners to achieve their dream kitchens. Poggenpohl is the oldest and most renowned kitchen brand in the world. With 125 years […]

At Home with Timeless Elegance

When Rockwell Land introduced the Proscenium to the public in late 2012, the Uruguayan architect Carlos Ott said that the company “wanted that ‘wow effect,’ but it has to be toned down with the fact that the original Rockwell on the west side is a very elegant, exclusive space.” In short, the Proscenium is expected […]

A premier getaway at Puerto Princesa’s top eco-chic resort

No doubt that Palawan is one of the best destinations in the Philippines. The island has some of the best beaches with the clearest waters filled with marine life that absolutely boggles the mind. Puerto Princesa is one of the brightest jewels of the island. Add to this, it is home to the Puerto Princesa […]

Water and art come alive in teamLab’s Nuvali show

TeamLab, the art collective founded in 2001 and whose exhibits have dazzled the world over, has created yet again an exceptional show — this time fusing water and digital art. People who have seen their otherworldly “teamLab Borderless” exhibit at the Mori Building Digital Art Museum in Tokyo or their other shows (at any given […]

Lighting without limits

In elevating your space, lighting is an important factor that should never be ignored. Without proper lighting, your home will look dull and uninviting. Incorporating good lighting into your home adds personality and creates the desired ambiance into any room. Lighting nowadays has never been easier with one of today’s most energy-efficient lighting technology — […]